According to Mohammad Qatanani, Imam of one of the largest mosques in New Jersey, free speech that is critical of Islam poses a national security threat and "should be investigated by the Department of Homeland Security," The Blaze reported Thursday.
“We, as Americans, have to put limits and borders [on] freedom of speech,” he told The Blaze.
"He explained that while Americans may 'have the freedom' to speak their mind, ultimately, they 'have no right to [talk about Muslim] holy issues' as it will incite 'hatred or war among people,'” Tiffany Gabbay wrote.This is really simple: religion does not have any privileged exemption from free speech in a free society. If we can have "Piss Christ" (and that was not only constitutionally guaranteed, but government funded), then we can have "Shit Mohammed."
*I use "apparently" here because anything first reported in (and to which all subsequent reports are derivative of) The Blaze are, quite frankly, suspect until confirmed.